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New MOB breaks ground at Old Brownsboro Crossing

A new, four-story medical office building now under construction will add even more amenities to the busy shopping and services hub at Old Brownsboro Crossing. The McMahan Group, along with lead contractor Messer Construction Co., recently broke ground on the 100,000 SF, four-story facility – the third medical office building at the development. The McMahan

Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services Becomes Baptist Health Floyd

After months of transition work, Floyd Memorial Hospital and Health Services officially became part of Baptist Health at 12:01 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 1, 2016. The new name of the organization is Baptist Health Floyd. The binding asset purchase agreement was signed at the end of June and was approved by the Floyd County Commissioners,

New MOB breaks ground at Old Brownsboro Crossing

A new, four-story medical office building now under construction will add even more amenities to the busy shopping and services hub at Old Brownsboro Crossing. The McMahan Group, along with lead contractor Messer Construction Co., recently broke ground on the 100,000 SF, four-story facility – the third medical office building at the development. The McMahan

Fighting to protect Medicare

  By Ron Bridges AARP Kentucky has just launched a campaign to let Congress know we oppose any plan to increase Medicare costs and risk for seniors and today’s workers. We believe Kentuckians have earned Medicare by paying in with each and every paycheck. Proposals to turn Medicare into a voucher system would take healthcare

Stites & Harbison Promotes Five Attorneys

Stites & Harbison, PLLC announced today that five attorneys have been promoted within the law firm effective January 2017.  The new Members (Partners) include: Amy Baker – Atlanta office – Real Estate & Banking Service Group Baker’s practice focuses primarily on commercial real estate transactions and secured lending.  Her practice includes the representation of national,

Government Affairs

Tort Reform Will Improve Access to Care and Lower Costs

By Robert Couch, MD It happens every day in Kentucky’s health care system. You are sick and want to see a physician, but there is a long wait—sometimes days, weeks or even months. Instead of waiting, perhaps you go to the emergency room, where costs are significantly higher and large crowds often await treatment. Once

Healthcare issues in the upcoming elections

By Ben Keeton After a brief delay, the primary elections are official and we can move our attention to the upcoming general elections in November.  While we can feel a bit of relief from the campaign commercials, the next several months are important as the candidates present their vision for the future of Kentucky.  Healthcare

Features

Parity at last–but will it last?

    For too long a time, there had been significant barriers to accessing behavioral health services for the treatment of mental illness and substance use disorders (SUD). Insurance plans were sold that had no coverage for behavioral health, or had such tight limits on inpatient days and outpatient therapy that they were of little

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